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On kayak, you can explore the various caves and rocks to swim off around the island that are usually inaccessible by foot. You will be able to get a feel for Jersey’s unique and isolated coastal environment that you can’t experience any other way. Explore the caves underneath La Corbière lighthouse or jump off St Catherine’s breakwater on a sunset sea kayak tour. Whether you choose to paddle through the west-coast surf or cruise along the northern shoreline to see the stunning clifftops, there is something in Jersey for all ages and abilities.
Located in la Grange Route de la Cote on the south-east coast of the island, Jersey Kayak Adventures is a great base to start your tour of the beautiful sea. With the option to travel on a modern sit-on-top kayak or a traditional sit-inside boat, you can paddle single or tandem and explore Jersey’s fantastic coastline. You also have the option to take part in a sunset tour from 6pm every Monday and Thursday in April running up to August. Click here to find out more.
Absolute Adventures is a hub full of energy and excitement in St Brelade’s Bay. With qualified instructors, you can join in on one of their tours that run twice daily. If you are still keen for more action after your kayak exploration, Absolute Adventures also have other activities to get involved with such as coasteering, blokarting, rib tours and stand-up paddleboarding. The centre is a great place for getting a fresh breath of the Jersey outdoors. Click here to find out more.
The clue is in the name and with Wild Adventures, you can certainly get wet and wild on one of their kayak tours. British Canoe Union instructors will ensure you are clued up on all the basic skills you need to feel comfortable in exploring the island’s ocean environment. You can pick your tour from a leisurely paddle to a more adventurous session with a mix of coasteering if you want to explore the island’s coast in more depth. The centre is in St Brelade, but the tours vary in location depending on the tidal pattern and preferences. The equipment is provided for you so all you need to bring is your sense of adventure and maybe a spare change of clothes!
Jono’s Watersports doesn’t only do kayak tours, it does wind-surfing, surfing, stand-up paddle-boarding, sailing and coasteering, as well as qualified water sports instruction and equipment hire. Situated in the family-friendly St Brelade’s Bay, you have the option to take lessons in your chosen water sport, or simply hire out the equipment if you feel confident enough. There are deck chairs, cafés and restaurants waiting for you upon your return where you can relax and refuel after your adventures, making it an ideal place for anyone wanting to take part in a full day of activity. Click here to find out more.
You can read about why kayaking in Jersey is great, but the only way you are going to truly get a feel for the Jersey outdoors is through trying it out for yourself! If you already have a kayak and want to explore Jersey’s waters without a tour, you can take a kayak on the ferry through booking on a trailer. Click here to look at ferries to the island and get your paddles ready to explore the beautiful Jersey coastline.